by | September 13, 2017 | 00:11

While that discount narrowed on Monday, Brent's front and second month contracts remained in "backwardation", or at a premium versus farther-out contracts - a sign of near-term market strength. So the hurricanes will nearly certainly leave the United States with a short-term build up of crude stocks that could linger for some weeks or months until it can be exported or absorbed by domestic refineries.

by | September 13, 2017 | 00:14

At present, the entire state of Florida , major markets in Atlanta, parts of Tennessee and Nashville, most of MS and parts of the Carolinas are at risk. American removed all of its planes from Florida in advance of the storm, parking them at distant airports, including Chicago's O'Hare International.

by | September 13, 2017 | 00:10

However, Irma is expected to fizzle out over land while Hurricane Jose will make a loop before moving west again. Hurricane Jose is heading east at 5 mph about 450 miles north-northeast of Grand Turk Island, as of the 11 a.m. The latest European model shows Jose circling around the west Atlantic for much of the upcoming week. "Since the future track of Jose is highly uncertain, we encourage you to pay attention to our forecast updates throughout the week on-air, online, on our app, and ...

by | September 13, 2017 | 00:09

The picture was issued in Slater's book called Wildlife Personalities . One of the selfies was used as a cover photo. The dispute over the photo's ownership came about after it was posted on Wikipedia's free-to-use website, after which Slater asked that it be taken down.

by | September 13, 2017 | 00:06

Senator Gillibrand, ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel, said: "Any individual who wants to join our military and meets the standards should be allowed to serve, period". President Donald Trump signed a directive on military service by transgender persons on August 25, after tweeting the previous month that he meant to ban them from the military.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:36

Booker is not the only high-profile Democratic senator to announce his support for the plan. Sen. "I'm co-sponsoring @SenSanders' #MedicareForAll bill", Merkley tweeted. Booker and Gillibrand's endorsements in particular are yet another sign that support for single-payer is likely going to be the standard in 2020, no longer a deviation from the party line.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:37

North Korea's sudden advancement in developing nuclear weapons may be due to secret support from Iran, British officials fear. "I could also imagine such a format for the settlement of the North Korean conflict", she told FAZ. "Freedom of opinion and the rule of law prevail here. And we're proud of that", the chancellor added. Deniz Yucel, a German-Turkish journalist at Die Welt newspaper, has been detained by Turkish authorities since February on charges of terrorist propaganda and ...

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:37

A 74-acre island owned by billionaire Sir Richard Branson has been ravaged by Hurricane Irma. "I will be on Necker alongside our team, as I have been on the three times we have had hurricanes over the past 30 years". " Virgin Atlantic's Antigua flight today was loaded with essential items to help the recovery effort, including blankets and bottled water, and we've helped ensure disaster management relief personnel can get to where they're most needed".

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:37

One America Appeal also is watching Hurricane Irma, which has already caused destruction in the Caribbean, to determine how the campaign can help those victims. A second PSA that addresses both hurricanes is scheduled to launch over the weekend, and a website for online donations has been set up at

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:36

Irma made it's initial landfall Sunday morning over the lower Keys of Florida as a Category 4 storm. Georgia Power Family Services To help its employees focus on safely restoring power for customers and relieve concerns about their own families, Georgia Power has also activated its Family Services volunteers, who are preparing to deploy to areas impacted by Hurricane Irma in anticipation of employee assistance requests.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:36

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced the lawsuit during a press conference on Monday, five days after a coalition of 15 states led by NY and Washington filed a lawsuit over the planned repeal. "They are innocent and should not be punished for things done by others", he said. She has frequently broken with Republican Gov. Paul LePage in joining other states in lawsuits that run counter to his conservative views on immigration and other issues.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:32

A total of 21 Hamas officials attended the meeting in Cairo, the Lebanese-based daily Al-Hayat reported. Although totally eschewed as an ally of the Egyptian nemesis Muslim Brotherhood when President Al-Sisi took office, in recent weeks Hamas efforts to deny that status have apparently succeeded.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:34

President Donald Trump has presided over his first 9/11 commemoration in office, marking the 16th anniversary of the attacks . Trump said, "Today as we stand on this hallowed ground, we are reminded of the timeless truth that when America is united, no force on earth can break us apart".

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:32

It is not clear if both the groups were the same. Before the storm hit, police Chief Rick Maglione had pledged to protect evacuated homes . Hurricane Irma , made landfall in the Florida Keys at 9:10 a.m. But Florida police took only a few hours to arrest the criminals. Only the one teen was shot by a deputy, the Sheriff's Office reported . In an attempt to reduce looting incidents, Broward County even imposed a curfew.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:34

The Brown University grad given a political question, answering President Trump was wrong to withdraw the US from the climate change accord. "Once we reject that, we take ourselves out of the negotiation table", she said referring to the Paris agreement.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:32

Intrigued, Marcelo Clavijo and several friends went out for a drive to take in the unusual sight of an empty bay. Clavijo's post has gotten more than 30,000 shares and received an outpouring of praise for the rescue mission. "Under normal circumstances, they would never beach themselves voluntarily, so it's an animal that could be compromised by a situation like this", Jack Cover, general curator at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, tells NPR.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:30

An initial report by Egypt's official Middle East News agency said nine suspected militants were killed and five policemen injured in the shoot-out. Sunday's raid was not the first of its type - several IS members who have received military training in North Sinai began moving to Cairo for the sake of preparing and implementing attacks.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:30

Schaefer downplayed the relevance of Turkey's warning on Saturday that its citizens should take care when travelling to Germany, saying the warning had "nothing to do with the reality" of 80 million German citizens and ethnic Turks living here.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:26

Including the change in gas prices in Hawaii during the past week, prices yesterday were 56.7 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 7.9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. Harvey also forced the temporary shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline, which delivers much of Georgia's gasoline. State of Tennessee- $2.59, up 2.9 cents per gallon from last week's $2.56.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:30

A worker walks past a train at Andermatt train station in the Uri canton, central-southern Switzerland, on September 11, 2017. The collision on the Matterhorn railway line and the police has reportedly not commented on the severity of the injuries.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:21

It was a final appeal to Colombians to overcome divisions that linger after the government past year reached a peace deal with leftist rebels hoping to end Latin America's longest-running armed rebellion. Pope Francis today slammed climate change doubters as "stupid" in the wake of a spate of hurricanes that have thrashed the US, Mexico and the Caribbean.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:22

We have spent the past two days visiting team members who live on Virgin Gorda and as many people as possible, distributing aid, water and supplies. He also appealed to the British government to establish a "disaster recovery Marshall Plan" for the BVI and other Caribbean islands, a reference to the operation launched by the United States to rebuild western Europe after World War II.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:19

He was particularly scathing of the GOP leadership but refrained from training his guns at POTUS. The activity has alarmed senior Republicans , who worry it will drain millions of dollars from the party's coffers to take on Democrats in the general election.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:17

Communal tensions appeared to be rising across Myanmar on Monday after two weeks of violence in Rakhine state that have triggered an exodus of about 300,000 Rohingya Muslims, prompting the government to tighten security at Buddhist pagodas.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:21

Lavrov pointed a finger at the US for initiating the parity criterion, saying that Washington had insisted that Russian Federation close one of its four consulates in the United States because the USA only had three consulates in Russian Federation.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:20

He is likely to see a reply from lawyers for Hawaii, and then turn the matter over to the full court. Since Trump signed his first travel ban shortly after taking office, the directive has been mired in a complicated legal battle. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit had said its ruling allowing refugees with resettlement agreements would take effect Tuesday, which Wall asserted could be disruptive.

by | September 12, 2017 | 00:17

Capito, the junior Republican senator from West Virginia, said on MetroNews "Talkline" last week the issue of border protection has been debated enough by lawmakers and it is time for action. The recent complaint also accused Trump's action as being part of an effort to "-to punish and disparage people with Mexican roots". They often say that the program has resulted in a humanitarian crisis at the U.S.

by | September 11, 2017 | 00:34

Serie A champions Juventus travel to the Camp Nou on Tuesday to take on the Catalan side they eliminated in the quarter-finals of the European competition last season. Allegri gave a debut start to summer signing, Brazilian winger Douglas Costa. Wojciech Szczesny, starting in place of Gianluigi Buffon, was called into action to keep out Ivan Radovanovic's low drive from a set-piece, before Pucciarelli was again involved, forcing the Poland keeper to his right as Chievo showed their ...

by | September 11, 2017 | 00:33

She followed that up by beating Miesha Tate for the UFC title at UFC 200 in July of past year. The pair were originally scheduled to meet at UFC 213 in July earlier this year however the fight was scrapped and rescheduled for UFC 215 when Nunes was hospitalised due to illness just hours before the event.

by | September 11, 2017 | 00:27

All schools and offices in Lexington-Richland School District Five will be closed on Monday. All school and district events that were scheduled for Monday are canceled. The same goes for Edward Waters College in Jacksonville. No decision has been made for Limestone's campus in Gaffney at this time. Action News Jax learned Tuesday night that all DCPS football games will be moved from Friday night to Thursday night.

by | September 11, 2017 | 00:30

In Washington on September 7, Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah gave an upbeat assessment of his mediation efforts during a joint news conference with U.S. He noted that Qatar had been presented with a list of 13 demands by the other countries and was willing to discuss them. "[A peace accord] is an event that's just never taken place", he said.

by | September 11, 2017 | 00:28

Due to the threat of severe weather, Gwinnett County Public Schools will be closed on Monday, Sept. 11. Gov. Roy Cooper said businesses and people in North Carolina should be prepared for anything that Hurricane Irma could bring to the state.

by | September 11, 2017 | 00:29

The island is shared between France and the Netherlands . He said France was shuttling security forces, emergency workers and aid to the islands before Hurricane Jose hits St Martin and St Barts on Saturday night. It too is sending navy frigates, planes and helicopters. "Presently, Adventure of the Seas will make a humanitarian stop in St. Maarten on Sunday and Majesty of the Seas will make humanitarian calls in St.

by | September 11, 2017 | 00:26

He'll get an MRI Monday to evaluate the effectiveness of the treatment for primary glioblastoma, a type of brain tumor. I'm very happy with what I've been able to do. The CNN host explained that he hoped he wouldn't have to "run this clip for another 50 years" before asking McCain how he'd want the American people to remember him.

by | September 11, 2017 | 00:26

City officials said they were using geo-fencing, a 911 communication system, as well as social media, to contact residents in the area. There were no injuries reported , according to the Herald. Only a few contractors are certified to remove those cranes, he said. "The arm's counterbalance is very heavy and poses a potential danger if the crane collapses".